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Neon Museum National Artist Residency 2018 – Deadline Extended

Deadline: 9 Feb, 2018

Disciplines: Art Education, Collaboration, Dance, Design, Digital, Drawing, Experimental, Film & Video, Fine art, Installation, Light and Projection, Media Arts, Moving Image, Music & Sound, Painting, Performance, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound, Technology, Textile, Theater, Urbanism, Visual Arts.

Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States

Deadline: 9 Feb, 2018

Duration: Eight weeks

Eligibility: Artists based in the United States

Support: Stipend, Housing, Workspace, Travel, Documentation, Curatorial Support

Costs: No application fee


Program Description:

The Neon Museum invites qualified artists and groups of artists to submit proposals for participation in the annual National Artist residency (U.S. artists only). This residency calls for an artist or group of artists working in the fields of visual or performing arts to reside in Las Vegas, NV for eight weeks during the summer of 2018 engaging with both the Neon Museum and the extraordinary city in which it resides.

PROJECT SUMMARY: One (1) artist or group of artists working in the fields of visual arts, performance, sculpture or sound will be chosen to create a project inspired by the Neon Museum collection, sponsored and supported by the Neon Museum. The residency project will span eight weeks with some flexibility between June 1 and August 31, 2018.
The residency incorporates public programming that should include a workshop component or similar engagement project. An artist talk is scheduled at the beginning of the residency to introduce the artist’s work to the community and a studio open house at the residency conclusion.

ELIGIBILITY: This project is open to artists based in the United States working in the fields of visual arts, performance, sculpture or sound over the age of 18.

• The studio space provided comprises approximately1,000 square feet within a 12,000 square foot downtown Las Vegas warehouse space with ceiling height of 19 feet and equipped with an evaporative cooling system. ADA accessible. The accommodation provided is in a furnished and air-conditioned downtown studio apartment with parking included. ADA accessible.
• The Neon Museum also provides access to onsite collection and archives where appropriate, marketing and publicity, photographic documentation and staffing support to assist with administering the public programming component.

• The artist or group of artists selected will be paid a stipend of a total of $2,000 plus a modest negotiable budget for materials if required.
• The selected artist/s will be provided a small travel stipend, studio space and lodging for eight weeks.


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